Historic structures consultancy and advisory services

Dorothea Restorations provides a comprehensive range of services for any client working with conservation restoration, heritage engineering or architectural metalwork.

Historic Structures Conservation, Restoration and Repair

Dorothea Restorations has been at the forefront of architectural metalwork conservation, restoration and repair for more than 30 years. With extensive experience and a highly dedicated team, Dorothea Restorations works to the highest of standards using traditional materials and conservation-restoration techniques. To find out more about our ethical repair and restoration procedures see our conservation policy.

Our reputation for engineering services and a broad spectrum of expertise have seen Dorothea Restorations work for prestigious clients across the UK including The National Trust and English Heritage. Examples of these and other projects can be found in our Case Studies

New Build and Replication

We also specialise in new-build projects with high demands, whether to create complex new metalwork structures or to reinstate missing features in sensitive locations.

Consultancy and Project Management

We provide clients across the UK and overseas with consultancy and project management expertise based on decades of working in architectural metalwork and engineering heritage.

Help and Advice

From cast-iron rainwater goods to casement window maintenance, we’ve put together a series of guides, for both homeowners and professionals, to help broaden your understanding of metalwork care and aid in formulating best-practice maintenance plans.

Metal Restoration Resources

Dorothea Restorations are passionate about the preservation of historic architectural metalwork. As recognised specialists in this field, we’ve put together some helpful resources explaining the background of a variety of metals used in architecture, since antiquity.